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NLCTV Village Announcements

Calendar of Events


FREE Smoke Alarms:  NL Fire District will install free for Village & Township Residents
Schedule appointment:  815-463-4500  or email

Mobile Workforce Center -- Location for New Lenox area every Friday in September
Frankfort Library:  Fridays, 9:30-noon, 21119 S. Pfeiffer Rd;  
Mokena Library:   Fridays, 1:30-3:30pm, 11327 W. 195th St.
Monday thru Thursday other locations:

Weekly Job Fair for Job Seekers:  
@ Workforce Center of Will, 2400 Glenwood, Suite 100
Day and time vary every week:  815-727-4444 

(other Workforce information:

Help New Lenox's 3 yr. old Jase Snevely fight stage-4 cancer.
Donations to Help Jase!,shoes,books,linens,small household items.
Drop off donations: 1625 Carlton Ct., NL. or call for pick-up 815-999-2030.
Online donations:
NL Police Cadets --- Age 14 - 21 ---  Explore the field of law enforcement.
Meetings: every other Monday, 5:30-7:30 pm.  Info:

Earn Extra Income $150 - Apply now for 2018 Election Judge & Training

Musical Opportunities - Children, Teens, Adults @ United Methodist.
Vocal & Bell Choirs;  Praise Team: musicians / vocalists  Info 815-485-8271.

Attention: Will Co. political candidates for Mar. 20, 2018 election.
Petition packets now available at  or
302 N. Chicago St. Joliet.

SEPTEMBER 2017:   

9/20 Adults: DIY with Mason Jars @ NL Library  6-7pm.
Create a beautiful jar w/leaves.  Must register 815-485-2605

Wildside Thursdays @ United Methodist  815-485-8271
7th & 9th graders: 6-7:30pm    High Schoolers: 7-8:30pm


9/22  Grades 4-8: Guys Read 4:30-5:30 @ Library (pick up book)

9/23  Big Run Wolf Ranch Family Day...$6  10am - 4 pm
See the growing babies: wolf "Luna", porcupine "Spike", and our fawn.  
Noon Special guests: Incredible Bats.  1pm Monarch butterfly tagging
and release.  
Park at SWC Lockport WalMart & take free bus to ranch. 
Handicapped park at ranch.    
(next, 10/21) 

9/23  Blood Drive @ NL Library  10-2pm  
Appointments encouraged  815-485-2605  x138

9/23  All ages: Pete the Cat Palooza  10:30-11:30 @ NL Library

9/24  Family Night @ United Methodist 5-6:30 pm  
Dinner, music, activities for Pre-K to adult.  RSVP 815-485-8271


9/27  Electronic Waste Recycle  2nd & 4th Wednesday, Monthly, 5 pm - 7 pm

@ New Lenox Township Building, 1100 S. Cedar  (10/11, 10/25)

9/28 Seniors - Falls Prevention Classes: Free 6-week program 9:30am.
Meets on Thursdays: Sept. 28 thru Nov. 16  @ Lincoln Way Christian,
690 E. Illinois Hwy.  Register: 815-462-6493  or

9/28 WILDSIDE THURSDAYS @ United Methodist  815-485-8271
7th & 9th graders: 6-7:30pm    High Schoolers: 7-8:30pm

9/29 LIONS CLUB VISION SCREENING, ages 6 months - 6 years  
10a-12pm and 1pm-4pm  @ NL Library.  No appointment needed.



Oct. 1    Military History & Collectibles Show $5   "Midwest Militaria"  
9 am - 2 pm  
@  VFW 323 Old Hickory Rd., Buy, Sale, Trade.
Free Appraisals. 
Educational for families & children learn why we
fight for freedom, living Veterans testimonials.
TABLES:  $30 per table  815-641-6411

Oct. 1  NAMI Support Group Meets Monthly, 1st & 3rd Sundays  6-7:30pm
@ St. Joe's Hospital, 333 N. Madison         (10/1 & 10/15)
NAMI = National Alliance for Mental Illness  for adults w/ mental illness and 
for family, caregivers, and friends of those with mental illness.

Oct. 9  K-8 graders:  CHEER CLINIC $40  @ Providence High
9:30am-12:30pm.  Register:

Oct. 9  Cancer Support Group 6:30 pm @ United Methodist
339 W. Haven, meets 2nd Monday, monthly.  Info 815-485-8271

Oct. 15
  Pant for the Pantry 5K Run, Walk
Jobs, Volunteers: 815-485-0001

10/16  "Healing Hearts - Survivors of Suicide Support Group"   7-8:30 pm
Meets third Monday, monthly at NL Police Dept.
10/2,9,16,23,30  TEEN CLINIC, Age 12-21:  Free & Confidential Services
Every Monday, 3-6 pm   
@ Will Co. Community Health Center,
1106 Neal Ave., Joliet 815-685-2178



Will County  
9-1-1 Text Messages now accepted in Will County.
"9-1-1:  Call if you can, text if you can't"    

TEEN CLINIC, Age 12-21 - Free & Confidential Services, Mondays, 3 pm - 6 pm
@ Will Co. Community Health Center, 1106 Neal Ave., Joliet   815-685-2178

TRAVEL VACCINATIONS -- Planning to travel out of the country?
Call Will County Health Dept. for immunizations at 815-740-8143

Village of New Lenox      815-462-6400  or
Village Hall Hours,  M - F  8:30 am - 5 pm
New Lenox Police Department      815-485-2500  or
Crime Tip Hotline:  815-462-6111

Phone solicitations:
The NL Police Dept. does not solicit monetary donations.
Any donations made will not benefit the operations of the New Lenox Police Dept.

New Lenox Township, 1100 S. Cedar  815-485-6431  or
Food Pantry Hours:  Mon. - Fri.  9:30 - 11:30 and 1:30 - 3:30

Recycle: Traditional Items Only @ 1100 S. Cedar
M-F 1:00 - 3:30 pm  & 4th Sat. monthly, 8 am-12 pm  (No Electronic Waste)
Traditional items:  paper, plastic, glass, aluminum, tin, cardboard.
Hazardous waste:  used motor oil, anti-freeze, car batteries, and
BBQ grill type propane tanks w/cylinders

Electronic Waste Recycle:  2nd & 4th Wed. Monthly, 5 pm - 7 pm
@ NL Township Building, 1100 S. Cedar

New Lenox Fire Protection District
Authorized American Heart Association Training Center
Providing courses:  
Heartsaver CPR with AED

Recycle: used motor oil @ All Four Fire Stations

Fire Dept. Monthly Pancake Breakfast  @ Station One, 261 E. Maple St.
Watch for the return of breakfast in the fall.
New Lenox Public Library   815-485-2605
Recycle:  Drop off used eyeglasses, cell phones, rechargeable batteries.
Drop donations in the collection boxes located on the library upper level.

Watch.  Listen.  Practice.  Learn at through Library.
FREE 3,000 online tutorials.  Pay no more monthly charges.
You can access at the Library or at your home.

Need assistance on technology topic?  A sewing machine?  
Knit or crochet?       Schedule a one-on-one appointment.

eReaders available to check out at the library.

Download Digital Books, Audiobooks, Music & Magazines onto your
mobile device for free.

New Lenox Community Park District     815-485-3584  or 

Facility Rentals Available at the Park Dist. Lions Community Center.
Banquet Rooms and a Meeting Room:
New Lenox School District 122 Foundation

Big Run Wolf Ranch      (815) 588-0044
(501©(3) non-profit, wildlife education facility featuring rescued North American wildlife.

Big Run is seeking donations for a new tiger enclosure for 
"Shere Khan."   Please make donations at

Come see "Shere Khan" the Siberian tiger, "Kuma" the black bear, 
Cougar "Charlie," 10 wolves, coyotes, raccoons, porcupines,
horses, and
many other wild & domestic animals.

Yearly season passes & adoptions available.
Schedule Camping, Birthday Parties, Field Trips
United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven
UMC "Kids & Company Preschool"    Information:  815-485-9504

Share Your Talents Adults, Teens, & Children @ UMC
Vocal & Bell Choirs:  contact
Praise Team: Contemporary musicians and vocalists:    
or  815-485-8271

Silver Cross Hospital
Encore Resale Shop @ Silver Cross
Tu, W, F & first Sat. of month 10 am - 3 pm
The Shop has been operated by a volunteer group
of women for 50 yrs.   
Donations can be dropped off
at the Shop or in the collection bin on the south 
side of the hospital.
VFW Program 
D.A.V. Service Officer at VFW - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, Monthly, 8:30 - 11:30 am.
Need to process a claim?  No Appointment Needed

Banquet Hall Rental - Large or Small Hall

American Legion Program 
Banguet Hall Rental - Seats 250

Providence Catholic High School and Children's Academy
Providence Children's Academy Accepting Registrations
Four Programs for Age 30 months thru 5 years.
Full Details      815-485-7129
CASA:  Court Appointed Special Advocate program
Next Volunteer 2017 Training Sessions:  4/1;  7/15;  10/14

Recurring Programs

County Wide Events and Programs
CASA = Court Appointed Special Advocate
2017 Volunteer Training, 6 Session: Jan. 21; Apr. 1;  July 15;  Oct. 14.

G.R.A.S.P. = Grief Recovery After a Substance Passing
There is no longer a Joliet Chapter.  See GRASP Facebook page for
other chapter locations: Hinsdale, Hoffman Estates, Crete, Chicago.
N.A.M.I. = National Alliance for Mental Illness
Support groups: 1) family & caregivers  2) adults with mental illness
Meets 1st & 3rd Sundays monthly at St. Joe's Hospital 333 N. Madison, Joliet
Details FB     815-731-9103
NAMI to offer:  Free 12-Week Education for Family & Friends of People Living
With Mental Illness to improve coping & problem-solving.
Info and Registration email:   or  815-731-9103
"Healing Hearts - Survivors of Suicide Support Group"
Meets monthly, 3rd Monday  7 - 8:30 pm  @ NL Police Dept.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Alzheimer's General Caregiving
24/7 HELPLINE - 1-800-272-3900

Alzheimer's Support Groups in Joliet
• St. Edwards Episcopal Church, 206 N. Midland Ave...3rd Tuesday 10:30 am
• Victory Centre, 29 N. Broadway St.   3rd Saturday 11 am

Opiate Recovery Group, "From Dope to Hope" Tuesday nights, 7-8:30 pm
For both users & their loved ones  @ Peace Lutheran Church, 1900 Lincoln Hwy, NL  /  /  844-611-HOPE  /  Facebook
Family Support Group - HERO welcomes community.
Tuesdays 7-8:30 pm  @  Lincolnway Christian Church, 690 E. Illinois Hwy.
For those whose loved ones struggle with addiction.  Childcare available.

Will County Events and Programs
Age 50 & UP:  Manhattan / New Lenox T.R.I.A.D. Programs
Meets Monthly, 4th Thursday, 1:30 pm  @ NL Police Station    
Note:  Apr. 27,  June 22 and November 16 to be held at the Village of
Manhattan, 260 Market Place.


Lincoln-Way Toastmasters

Enhance Your Communication Skills - No cost

Meets monthly, first & third Thursdays, 7:30 - 9:30 pm  @  L-Way East

Use entry door by flag poles.  815-474-9580 

New Lenox Safe Communities of America Coalition
A Matter of Balance: Free 8 Week Class, Falls Prevention for Older Adults
Next class: Contact Daniel Martin 815-462-6128  /

FREE 20-Hour Basic CERT Classes
If interested in taking the class or need additional information about the CERT program contact Daniel Martin, Public Safety Division Chief at the New Lenox Police Department, (815) 462-6128  /

"Healing Hearts - Survivors of Suicide Support Group"
Meets monthly the third Monday  7 - 8:30 pm @ NL Police Dept.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-TALK (8255)
New Lenox Public Library Adult Programs   815-485-2605
Senior Center Coffee & Treats  (Age 55+)   1st Thurs. Monthly, 10:30 am.

Adult Board Games Club:  Monthly, 5:30 pm

Adult Book Club:  2nd Wed. Monthly, 6:30 - 7:30 pm.  
Pick up current book at Library.

Mystery Book Club:  3rd Tues. Monthly, 1:30 - 2:30 pm.  
Pick up current book at Library.

Fiber Arts Informal Exchange:  1st & 3rd Thurs. Monthly, 6 pm
Knit, crochet - beginners welcome!

Writers Group:  1st & 3rd Wed. Monthly, 6:30 pm
Discuss your writing with others.  New members always welcome.

Genealogy Club: 2nd Tues. Monthly,   6 - 7:30 pm 
Learn how to break through "brick walls" to obtain vital records.

Need assistance on technology topic?  Sewing machine basics?  
Knit or crochet?     Schedule a one-on-one appointment.

New Lenox Community Park District Program

815-485-3584  or

United Methodist Church, 339 W. Haven

Small Group Bible Studies - Community Welcome



Silver Cross Hospital Programs
Register:  888-660-HEAL  or
Free Health Education Classes     Register:  888-660-HEAL  or
   • Is weight loss surgery right for you?   Wednesdays, 5:45 pm
Free Support Groups    Register:  888-660-HEAL  or

Breastfeeding  -----------------------  09/22  10:30 am

Bipolar  --------------------------------  09/26   6:30 pm
Breast Cancer  ----------------------  09/26   6:30 pm
Breast Cancer Family&Friends --  09/26   6:30 pm
Stroke  ---------------------------------  09/27   4:00 pm
Breastfeeding  -----------------------  10/09   6:00 pm
Bipolar ---------------------------------  10/10   6:30 pm
---------------------------------  10/11   4:00 pm

Baby Bereavement  ----------------  10/12   7:00 pm
Bipolar  --------------------------------  10/24   6:30 pm

Breast Cancer  ----------------------  10/24   6:30 pm
Breast Cancer Family&Friends --  10/24   6:30 pm
Stroke  ---------------------------------  10/25   4:00 pm
Breastfeeding  -----------------------  10/27  10:30 am

Free Screenings @ Silver Cross - Homer Glen
   Scoliosis Screening, Adults & Children
   Fridays 9 am - 3 pm    By appointment:  877-694-7722

   Blood Pressure Checks - daily 10 am - 2 pm - walk-ins welcome.
   @ Silver Cross Health Center, 12701 W. 143rd St., Homer Glen

    Balance Enhancement Assessment & Fall Prevention
    by appointment:  815-300-6580

    Colon Cancer Screening Kits  888-660-HEAL
Free Screenings @ Silver Cross - Online
   Sleep Disorders Assessment
   Stroke Risk Assessment
   Incontinence Risk Assessment   short quiz

Childbirth Education Classes @ Silver Cross - New Lenox
   Postnatal Pilates, Prepared Childbirth, Breastfeeding Classes, Baby Basics
   Full Details:  888-660-HEAL  or   or
                              Women and Infant Services Birthing Center.
Free Birthing Center Tours @ Silver Cross - New Lenox
    Saturdays 1:30 pm;  Sundays 1:30 and 4 pm 
    (call for Tuesday tour times)
Harry E. Anderson VFW Post 9545    VFW Website

Friday Night Fish Fry, Year-round,  5 - 8 pm 
Includes:  Icelandic cod, shrimp, chicken.  (dinners $8 to $12)
Tuesday Night Bingo   Doors Open at 5pm;  Games Start 6:45 pm
Games, Pull Tabs, Lightening Game.  Food Available.

Thursday Night Horseshoes - starts Apr. thru Nov. 2017
6 pm sign up, start time 6:30 pm.

D.A.V. Service Officer at VFW - 1st & 3rd Tuesdays, Monthly
Need to process a claim?  No Appointment Needed  8:30 - 11:30 am

Thomas E. Hartung American Legion Post 1977
Bags 'N Beer Tournaments $5  every Wednesday.  
Everyone Welcome to participate!
6:30 pm sign in;  6:45 pm teams drawn;  7 pm game starts
Prizes awarded - 100% payout.

Queen of Hearts Raffle, every Friday night, 7 pm

Karaoke with Chad every Friday, 7 pm to midnight

Dog Tag Drink Specials:  Tuesdays & Thursdays
Veterans, show your dog tags, receive 50¢ off any drink.
Purchase an "Honor Brick"   $50
Honor your loved ones, past & present with a commemorative brick.
To be installed in the walk of honor around the Patton Tank
@ American Legion,  14414 Ford Drive  (off Cedar Rd.)

Banquet Hall Rental - seats 250


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      Village of New Lenox
      1 Veterans Parkway
      New Lenox, Illinois 60451
      Phone: (815) 462-6400
      Village Hall Hours:
      Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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